Feb 18, 2013 3:00pm PST
into a big success, as discussed earlier tonight, can he out-pace clinton? can he be truly transformational in saying what bill clinton was not. don't think the two of them aren't keeping a close watch on the score board. and that's "hardball" for now. thanks for being with us. "politics nation" with al sharpton starts right now. >> thanks, chris. and thanks to you for tuning in. tonight's lead, just in time for president's day. the gop's home on derange. right now, the president is on his way home from a weekend get away. but he'll return to washington the way he left it, with republicans blocking, opposing and grand standing. but, now, they're admitting the truth behind it all. former speaker newt gingrich let the cat out of the bag when he admitted any immigration bill put out by the white house will fail. why is that, mr. speaker? >> the obama plan led and driven in this atmosphere with the way he goads the hostility, i think it's very hard to imagine that his bill is going to pass the house. >> so republicans will block any plan because it's an obama plan. because they
Feb 22, 2013 6:00pm EST
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Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
in a brutal primary battle with hillary clinton. four years later, she won't stop drunk texting me from cartahena. >> in my first term, we passed health care reform. in my second term, i guess i'll pass it again. >> i mean, how effective is that fur the president to show that side? >> let me tell you something. i just sat here and watched that. barack obama, if he wanted to be a stand-up comic, he would be very successful. part of this whole thing is being able to accept what people already know and turn et it around. so it's -- much of comedy is a boom rang. and obviously, much of his presidency has been a boomerang. he has been the counter puncher, politically, and he does the same thing in comedy. seriously, to have that kind of ease and that kind of presence when you're following the comedian, the guy who does this for a living, and he walks up there just like, all right, guys, thanks so much for being here. clinton was good, too. let me show you some bill clinton. >> mr. clinton, i wasn't being political there, i was really going to show you. >> let me throw something at you.
Feb 19, 2013 3:00pm PST
at president clinton's inauguration. a year later, her recording of that poem won a grammy. today angelou continues to reach audiences worldwide. her black history month radio special "telling our stories" includes interviews with an eclectic mix of activists and entertainers. >> alicia keys. >> somewhere deep down inside of me, i relate very much to gospel music. >> oprah winfrey. >> i believed that this calling that i feel so deeply inside myself was to go beyond one show. >> and kofi annan. >> all the cruel and brutal things, even genocide starts with the humiliation of one individual. >> i'm honored to be joined by acclaimed poet, activist, actress, professor, icon, the great dr. maya angelou. it's my pleasure to have you here tonight. >> oh, i thank you for that. you've made me sound so good, and i like it like that. >> let me ask you, dr. angelou. you are an inspiration for so many people. who inspires you? >> well, i've been blessed to have had had a grandmother who raised me and a mother and a brother. and they all loved me. they didn't indulge me. but they loved me. and i